Collaborative Robots

RARUK brings cobots and SCARA robots to MACH

RARUK brings cobots and SCARA robots to MACH

RARUK Automation is appearing at MACH for the first time and with a wider-than-ever choice of automation products to inspire visitors. A dedicated automation company that specialises in systems with a unique edge, RARUK Automation has substantially increased its product programme during the last year and will be introducing several new additions at the show. […]

By January 30, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

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Seeking opportunity in ‘Robopocalypse’

Seeking opportunity in ‘Robopocalypse’

We’ve heard it all before. Robots ‒ those elusive job munchers ‒ are making their way to an office near you. And the message is clear: they are smarter than you, they are cheaper than you, and they won’t vie for the corner office… like you. If it’s not YouTube, it’s our friends at TED […]

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Keynote speech for UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

Keynote speech for UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

The first Keynote presentation for the UKIVA Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition will be delivered by Henry Harris-Burland, VP marketing from Starship Technologies, creators of self-driving delivery robots. He will give a presentation outlining the capabilities of the robot and discuss the future, what they’ve learned so far, the challenges they have faced, social acceptance […]

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Registration opens for UKIVA Machine Vision conference

Registration opens for UKIVA Machine Vision conference

On 16 May, UKIVA hosts its second annual machine vision event: Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition, at the Arena MK, Milton Keynes, UK. It’s free to attend and registration is now open. The Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition will present 60 technical seminars and an exhibition of the latest vision technology and services from the […]

By February 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Mitsubishi Electric puts robot control on the PLC rack

Mitsubishi Electric puts robot control on the PLC rack

The increasing modularity of PLC components means that in principle life has been getting easier for systems integrators of late, with the ability to implement complete automation systems on a single backplane. However, with a host of new PLC modules making it feasible to implement full control of a complete production line without ever leaving […]

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Fanuc launches compact, general purpose robot series

Fanuc launches compact, general purpose robot series

Fanuc UK has launched a new generation of compact, general purpose robots that are highly suited to smaller, narrow work spaces and top-mount applications. The M10iD/12, which is the latest model from Fanuc’s M-10 robot series, provides a slim, easy-to-install robot solution for factories and production lines, particularly those with limited floor space. Defining features […]

By January 31, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots offers guide to cobot applications

Universal Robots offers guide to cobot applications

In its latest white paper, ‘An Introduction to Common Collaborative Robot (cobot) Applications’, Universal Robots provides an overview of how the technology can be easily integrated into common industrial applications to improve manufacturing processes. The six featured in this publication are pick and place; machine tending; packaging and palletizing; processing tasks – gluing, dispensing or […]

By January 30, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
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